Coachella “We’re Waiting”

Client: The Archives / Role: Cinematographer

Mark Samuels was recently hired by Media Stranger and Goldenvoice to help shoot the 2015 Coachella Music and Arts Festival.  It was a great weekend and we’re looking forward to the entire after movie that will drop later this year, in the meantime, enjoy this teaser from weekend one of the festival!


Client: The Archives / Role: Cinematographer, Colorist, Editor

Previously unreleased, this short visual highlights Noe Undergarments Holiday 13 Collection in an abandoned building.  NSFW.

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Daughter – Live at the Troubador “Youth”

Client: The Archives / Role: Cinematography, Colorist, Editor

Daughter performed several sold out shows over the summer and M.Samuels Media was there to document their electrifying performances.  Enjoy.

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American Wave Machines – Surfstream

Client: The Archives / Role: Colorist, DP, Editor

American Wave Machines newest creation is the Surfstream, located in New Hampshire.  This unique wave machine can create a variety of wave types from beginner to advanced and as you’ll see, is incredibly fun.  Shot on location this short film highlights the new technology and inspiration behind creating the next generation of artificial wave technology.

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James Litho

Client: The Archives / Role: Color, DP, Editor, Producer

The crew at James Litho are passionate printers, bringing artisan quality and skilled perfection to everything they make.  In an age when you can read an entire book without turning a tangible page, an exquisitely printed piece demonstrates a thoughtfulness and intent that sets it apart and gives its message more weight. They’ve drawn a line connecting technology with tradition, and that’s where they create.


Major Lazer – Jet Blue Jet

Client: The Archives / Role: Colorist, Editor

This is what you get when your high like a jet blue jet.

Song written & performed by MAJOR LAZER, LEFTSIDE, GTA, RAZZ, & BIGGY
Song produced by MAJOR LAZER (@MAJORLAZER)

Video Directed by Grizz Lee (@GRIZZLEEMUSIC)
Produced by Douglas Riggs (@DOUGRIGGS)
Creative Producer Harrison Lippman
Director of Photography: Teddy Kushner
Edited by M. Samuels Media
Colored by Jaime O’Bradovich (CO3)

In Association with GRIZZ LEE ARTS & WNDRWRKS

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Nike Snake and Hammers : Mammoth

Client: The Archives / Role: Colorist, Editor

Here’s a quick edit of the final stop of the Nike Snake and Hammers Tour edited by M.Samuels Media.  The course, arguably the most difficult of all the stops featured massive drop offs, huge bank turns, and a proper kicker to boot.  Shot with RED cameras and drones mounted with GoPro’s, this stop was one to see.

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